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by dolmadis
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Another illumination comparison!
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Another illumination comparison!

Thanks, Steve.

Thanks for posting this. Always fun and interesting to try out.

Best

John
by dolmadis
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...
Replies: 33
Views: 585

Re: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...

_1160765.jpg _1160762.jpg This is a little odd, I've fastened the block to a UM2 column as a counterweight. But there are other do-it-yourself options. For example, I could have drilled holes in the marble vertical plates and fastened the microscope block to that. Or I could have gotten a whole mic...
by dolmadis
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...
Replies: 33
Views: 585

Re: MJKZZ Extreme system and ...

Perhaps Lou can show us a few photos again on his set up with the WeMacro Micro Mate which I cannot find any more.

I think that that might give some good ideas to work on with a vertical system.

BR

John
by dolmadis
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Use of 3D-printer in close-up photography
Replies: 10
Views: 240

Re: Use of 3D-printer in close-up photography

WoW that is excellent progress.

Speaking for myself I would certainly like ask you to share both 3D Prints and the Firmware Patch to the Forum.

Best

John
by dolmadis
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Another illumination comparison!
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Another illumination comparison!

Hi

Can you tell us more please about how the Pseudo is achieved in each of those illumination schemes.

Thanks


John
by dolmadis
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

difficulty of getting digital calliper blades into the right angle made by the dovetail with the base of the condenser. The standard way around this difficulty is shown at https://www.engineersedge.com/mechanical,045tolerances/measuring_and_designing_dovetail_slides_14212.htm : https://www.engineer...
by dolmadis
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

dolmadis wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:15 pm
That would be very helpful to have to make a another start on this project. Those dimensions look good to me.
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by dolmadis
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

Hi

That would be very helpful to have to make a another start on this project. Those dimensions look good to me.

BR

John
by dolmadis
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

If that is the BX condenser male dovetail then given what you have shown me then that is the same as the BH2 dovetail otherwise the BH2 condenser would not fit the BX. You could contact thorlabs' engineer support on this, just to be 100% sure. For the part you linked, here's the dovetail: 111222.pn...
by dolmadis
Thu Oct 22, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

I have now sifted through the general link https://www.thorlabs.com/newgrouppage9.cfm?objectgroup_id=2665 I see the SM2Y3 component that incorporates DY4 male dovetail and it is headed up "Condenser Port Adapter for Olympus BX or IX Microscopes". If that is the BX condenser male dovetail then given ...
by dolmadis
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

Thank you for explaining this to me.

BR

John
by dolmadis
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

For anyone who's interested in dovetail dimensions, look here: https://www.thorlabs.com/newgrouppage9.cfm?objectgroup_id=2665 For example a ring like this: https://www.thorlabs.com/thorproduct.cfm?partnumber=SM2A7 You can download the PDF files and CAD files, this will allow you to hopefully engine...
by dolmadis
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount
Replies: 29
Views: 2658

Re: Olympus BH2 Condenser Mount

I may have one of these adapters mounted to an olympus AC-2? Condenser. I was wondering why the bottom part was metal...i am away from it for the next week but can send photos when i return. It os for sale too. I have come back to this topic and I am wondering if you still have that adapter with ph...
by dolmadis
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Flies with Olympus 22.5mm f3.5
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Flies with Olympus 22.5mm f3.5

I seem to remember seeing one of these or like this on the end of an optical cable for industrial inspection.

BR

John